The owner of 29-33 Edinboro St. in Chinatown has gone to federal court to try to block a receiver appointed by a state Housing Court judge from hiring engineers and contractors to repair the crumbling and currently vacant building. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting a Charlestown man on assault and gun charges and his Randolph companion on an accessory charge following a fight at New Moon Villa on Edinboro Street around 3 a.m. on Saturday. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting a Quincy man on charges he tried shooting a group of seven people on Edinboro Street in Chinatown around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday but that a parked car provided enough cover for all of them to shelter behind until officers arrived to investigate the repeated gunshots they were hearing. Read more.
On April 6, detectives visited New Moon Villa Restaurant on Edinboro Street and asked day manager and co-owner John Chen if the restaurant had working surveillance cameras. He said it did. They then wrote him a series of citations for incidents stretching back to a gang shootout in August that left six with gunshot injuries - because at each of the incidents, a restaurant manager told investigators the cameras pointing at the restaurant door, which might have yielded clues about the incidents, weren't working. Read more.
The owner of New Moon Villa Restaurant on Edinboro Street said today he's hiring English-speaking managers and will seek a police detail for early morning hours in the aftermath of an incident last August in which six people were shot outside its doors - one of whom ran through the restaurant, gushing blood, in an attempt to avoid getting shot again. Read more.